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By Ana Nivtova On Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Euro Stands Only 20% Chance of Survival

According to a recently released prediction by the Centre for Economics and Business Research, the Euro only stands a 20 per cent change of surviving the next decade. “If the euro doesn’t break up, More...

By Ana Nivtova On Wednesday, July 28th, 2010
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Japan Tanker Explosion near Strait of Hormuz

A Japanese oil tanker was damanged in an explosion Wednesday as it was near the Strait of Hormuz. The explosion left one crew member injured. According to statements from Japan’s Ministry of Transport, the More...

By Michael Walsh On Wednesday, May 26th, 2010
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War Weakens America

America’s ascendancy to world power status occurred during its period of inter-war isolationism. Its pre-eminence was catapulted further by its involvement in World War Two. The spoils of war and removal of Germany and Japan as More...

By Ana Nivtova On Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Japan heading for ‘financial meltdown’ says analysts

Japan’s economy is heading towards financial meltdown, say analysts, who see that public debt in Japan is greater than that of any other industrialised nation. Public debt in Japan is heading towards 200 per More...

By Ana Nivtova On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Dr Doom advises investors to prepare for a ‘dirty war’

Marc Faber, who predicted the 1987 stock market crash and the current economic downturn, has warned investors who manage billions, that they should prepare for a “dirty war” and buy farmland and gold. The More...

By Ana Nivtova On Saturday, February 27th, 2010

Chile earthquake update: 82 dead, Tsunami fears

The massive magnitude 8.8 earthquake that struck Chile early Saturday morning has now left at least 82 dead, with the toll expected to rise. The earthquake has also triggered a tsunami that has led officials throughout More...

By Stefano Guttierez On Friday, February 26th, 2010

7.0 earthquake triggers Tsunami warning in Japan

Following a 7.0 undersea earthquake off the coast of the southern island of Okinawa, Japan’s meterological agency issued a tsunami warning. The quake off the Japanese coast occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers More...

By Rajat Anand On Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Unemployment to stay high in the US, Europe until 2011

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has said that unemployment rates are expected to stay high in the US and Europe until 2011, in spite of almost all countries coming out from the More...

By Rajat Anand On Sunday, November 15th, 2009

APEC says global economy recovering

The leaders of 21 APEC economies, in a recently concluded two-day summit in Singapore, have said that the global economy is now beginning to revive, and the Asia- Pacific region is leading from the front. The forum More...

By Rajat Anand On Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

Japanese recovery likely to be weak, prices in record decline

Official figures have established that consumer prices fell by a record 1.7% in Japan, driven by consistently falling fuel costs. This has led to the key interest rate being left unchanged by Japan’s central bank, More...